Soccer & Society Volume 15, Issue 1, January 2014

Special Issue: Soccer in Brazil


Soccer in Brazil: an introduction
Martin Curi
Pages: 2-7
DOI: 10.1080/14660970.2013.854523


Editors’ Note
Pages: 1-1
DOI: 10.1080/14660970.2013.854594


The fan as actor: the popularization of soccer and Brazil’s sports audience
Bernardo Borges Buarque de Holanda
Pages: 8-18
DOI: 10.1080/14660970.2013.854529

Arthur Friedenreich (1892–1969): a Brazilian biography
Martin Curi
Pages: 19-28
DOI: 10.1080/14660970.2013.854540

The adoption of soccer in southern Brazil: the influences of international boundaries immigrants
Gilmar Mascarenhas
Pages: 29-35
DOI: 10.1080/14660970.2013.854546

Pelé, racial discourse and the 1958 World Cup
Ana Paula da Silva
Pages: 36-47
DOI: 10.1080/14660970.2013.854557

Brazilian soccer: symbolic dimensions of its practice
Luiz Henrique de Toledo
Pages: 48-64
DOI: 10.1080/14660970.2013.854562

A brief history of soccer stadiums in Brazil
Antonio Holzmeister
Pages: 65-80
DOI: 10.1080/14660970.2013.854566

Beauty, effort and talent: a brief history of Brazilian women’s soccer in press discourse
Leda Maria da Costa
Pages: 81-92
DOI: 10.1080/14660970.2013.854569

Training soccer players in Brazil
Arlei Sander Damo
Pages: 93-107
DOI: 10.1080/14660970.2013.854570

Financial condition of Brazilian soccer clubs: an overview
Marcelo Weishaupt Proni & Felipe Henrique Zaia
Pages: 108-122
DOI: 10.1080/14660970.2013.854572

Soccer and media in Brazil
Édison Gastaldo
Pages: 123-131
DOI: 10.1080/14660970.2013.854576

The decline of the ‘Soccer-Nation’: journalism, soccer and national identity in the 2002 World Cup
Ronaldo Helal & Antonio Jorge Soares
Pages: 132-146
DOI: 10.1080/14660970.2013.854582

On criollos and capoeiras: notes on soccer and national identity in Argentina and in Brazil
Simoni Lahud Guedes
Pages: 147-161
DOI: 10.1080/14660970.2013.854585

Film Review 

The peace game: Brazilian soccer as a political instrument
Simoni Lahud Guedes & Martin Curi
Pages: 162-166
DOI: 10.1080/14660970.2013.854588

Review article 

Research possibilities for the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil
Miguel Conchas
Pages: 167-174
DOI: 10.1080/14660970.2013.828600

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